A performance automobile is a vehicle that is designed specifically for speed. Bolstered power trains with handling and braking systems to match, are defining characteristics of performance automobiles.
Ford Mustang comes close, but one muscle car permitted 'high likelihood' of injury.
Car enthusiasts don't buy sports cars to stay in the slow lane. But given that the allure of higher speeds and bolder performance might lead to faster and more aggressive driving, they might think manufacturers have outfitted these cars with stringent safety protections.